Prawn Nebula

c4aaa726f5dcef633aa04ddcc9b2b597.1824x0_q100_watermark_watermark_opacity-2_watermark_position-6_watermark_text-Copyright ReaPerManPrawn Nebula, IC 4628, is an emission nebula located around 6000 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Scorpius.

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 12″ f/4
Imaging cameras: ATIK 11000m
Mounts: Skywatcher EQ8
Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50 mm mini guider
Guiding cameras: Orion Star Shoot Planetary Imager & Autoguider
Focal reducers: ASA Wynne 3″ Corrector 0.95x
Software: photoshop, Startools 1.3.5, CCDStack, Maxim DL
Filters: Orion 2” LRGB filter set, Baader Ha 2″
Dates: April 29, 2014
Orion 2” LRGB filter set: 6×300″ -15C bin 2×2
Baader Ha 2″: 5×600″ -15C bin 1×1
Integration: 1.3 hours

Author: Paul Storey
AstroPhotography of the day by SPONLI 19 July 2014